Mitch Frank

Mitch Frank

News Editor

About

Mitch Frank joined Wine Spectator as associate editor in 2005 and serves as news editor for the magazine and WineSpectator.com.

Frank previously worked at Time magazine, where he covered American politics and global affairs. He has published two books for teenage readers: Understanding September 11th and Understanding the Holy Land. Since 2010, he and his family have lived in New Orleans. When he's not tasting wine, Mitch loves great food, great music, and watching the New York Mets break his heart.

Why Is the Trump Administration Punishing U.S. Wine Companies with Final Move in European Trade War?
Opinion

Why Is the Trump Administration Punishing U.S. Wine Companies with Final Move in European Trade War?

The White House has placed tariffs on more French and German wines; importers and retailers …

Jan 8, 2021
U.S. Government Decides Not to Redefine Moderate Wine Drinking
News

U.S. Government Decides Not to Redefine Moderate Wine Drinking

The new federal dietary guidelines kept the recommendation that men drink no more than two …

Jan 6, 2021
The Top Stories of 2020
News

The Top Stories of 2020

In a year many are eager to forget, our most-read articles reflected the times—covering the …

Dec 31, 2020
Wine Sales Grow Despite Tough Times
News

Wine Sales Grow Despite Tough Times

Rosé and sparkling wine sales are continuing to climb, even through the global pandemic

Dec 15, 2020
Restaurants on Life Support
Opinion

Restaurants on Life Support

As the pandemic surges across the U.S., hundreds of thousands of restaurants are at risk of …

Dec 10, 2020
For Saints Owner, New Wine Is a Labor of Love
Unfiltered

For Saints Owner, New Wine Is a Labor of Love

Gayle Benson, owner of the NFL’s New Orleans Saints and NBA’s Pelicans, releases first …

Nov 24, 2020
Where in the World Is Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan?
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Where in the World Is Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan?

The convicted forger of top Burgundies and Bordeauxs finished his prison sentence and faces …

Nov 6, 2020
In Memoriam: Alain Voge and Tom Seaver
News in Print

In Memoriam: Alain Voge and Tom Seaver

Alain Voge, the dedicated Rhône Valley vintner, and Tom Seaver, a Major League Baseball …

Oct 31, 2020
No Relief on European Wine Tariffs
News in Print

No Relief on European Wine Tariffs

The Trump administration’s Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will keep 25% duties in …

Oct 15, 2020

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